It is 5 May 1945 and the uprising against the hated German occupiers has broken out in Prague. The Czech guards open the gate of the Pankrác prison to allow the prisoners to escape en masse... See full summary »

Director:

Ivo Novák

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jaromír Hanzlík ... Ruda Strecha
Jana Brejchová ... Karla Zelinková
Vladimír Mensík ... Pfc. Jarda Strecha - Ruda's brother
Karel Höger ... Marshal Pavel Rybalko
Zdenek Stepánek ... General Schwarz
Petr Kostka ... Captain Ivan Grigorjevic Goncarenko
Bohus Záhorský ... General of artillery
Ivan Mistrík ... Sergeant Stefan Jakubisko
Svatopluk Matyás ... Lieutenant Soukup
Radoslav Brzobohatý ... Captain Sabatka
Frantisek Peterka ... Colonel Danilin
Premysl Kocí Premysl Kocí ... Political commissar
Josef Langmiler ... Soviet governor fo general staff
Josef Vetrovec ... Soviet colonel
Jan Cmíral Jan Cmíral ... Soviet general
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Storyline

It is 5 May 1945 and the uprising against the hated German occupiers has broken out in Prague. The Czech guards open the gate of the Pankrác prison to allow the prisoners to escape en masse. Many of them are shot dead by the German guards but young Ruda (Jaromír Hanzlík) manages to run away. He is taken care of by one of the Prague fighters, concierge Kytka. Kytka hides him in the flat of the house's owner where only the young maid Karla (Jana Brejchová) is left, ordering her to take care of Ruda. Written by NFA.cz

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | War

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Country:

Czechoslovakia

Language:

Czech | German | Russian

Release Date:

31 December 1968 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Maraton See more »

Filming Locations:

Prague, Czech Republic

Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmové studio Barrandov See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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